Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

The U.K. announced Sunday that it had reached its goal of giving at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot to the most vulnerable people in the country, increasing pressure on ministers to clarify when they will ease a lockdown ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hopes grow for lockdown easing as UK nears vaccine target

Britain closed in Friday on a mid-February target to offer coronavirus vaccinations to 15 million of its most vulnerable people, raising hopes that a grinding lockdown could be eased.

Vaccination

The new COVID-19 vaccine: Answers to all the hard questions

With unprecedented speed and efficiency but without sacrificing scientific rigor, several highly effective vaccines have been developed to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Many countries, including ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain to vaccinate third of population by June: PM

Spain plans to vaccinate at least a third of its 47 million residents by June, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday, with the COVID-19 immunisation campaign to start in January.

Health

New ethical framework released for global health research

The author of a new ethical framework for global health research aims to support researchers and their partners to better engage disadvantaged and marginalised communities when setting research priorities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

10 infected with polio in China outbreak

At least 10 people in northwestern China have contracted a highly infectious strain of polio, in the first outbreak of the disease in the country for 12 years, a United Nations group said Thursday.

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